The Manager of Supply Chain will assume responsibility for the management of the supply chain activities (purchasing, warehousing, inventory management and traffic) between the company's business units and suppliers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Includes both major and other
Execute purchase order management
Manage and plan inventory levels for assigned product categories
Provide inventory reports and forecasts as required to management team
Work with Sales Division Managers on inventory planning and management
Report inventory activities as required to management team
Promote effective use of inventory
Take action necessary to maintain a clean and safe working environment for self and others
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
8- 10 years of progressive supply chain experience in distribution. University degree preferably MBA. Additional accreditation in supply chain and logistics fields are an asset.
If university degree is not available, mandatory previous experience in strategic planning, execution and in establishing controls and procedures or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in the UAE.
Experience in the same or similar field or in distribution is a definite plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY
Experience in managing inventory investment
Knowledgeable in supply chain terminology and methodology
Understanding the basics of demand forecasting (seasonal, promotional and basic replenishment demand) Computer skills - above average in MS Office with complete knowledge in Microsoft Access, Outlook,
Excel, Window, ERP / DRP & Customs systems
Knowledgeable of international trade terms, regional & international customs import / export procedures
Experienced in cargo consolidation
Familiar with L / C requirement and procedures
Be able to deliver and execute within a team environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Arabic language is an asset. Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build rapport with internal staff
Must have a strong sense of responsibility, urgency and integrity